“The King” of conservative media universe is not an easy title to get. Matt Drudge who is often termed as “The Country’s reigning Mischief-Maker,” is the founder of Drudge Report. Taking odd jobs, he slowly builds his links and now holds an enormous power and substantial effect in the mind of American. His site “Drudge Report” came to limelight after his site began breaking news before traditional news TV. The anonymous person in real life battled with the gay allegation and denied being a homosexual in interviews.
Matt Drudge is Not Gay!
Keep the reports and rumors aside because Matt Drudge himself has claimed that he is not gay and is heterosexual.
The controversial political commentator always battled with gay allegations and reports of him being in a relationship with David Cohen who is the Washington D.C. landscaper. The rumors strengthened when David confirmed the news with The New York Daily News.
After the relationship was done and dusted, gay accusations then again made the headlines after he gifted a $700,000 worth of property to Juan Carlos Alvarado. Juan was his roommate for eleven long years.
In spite of his multiple relationships with men, he denies being a gay in interviews. After being listed as Top 50 list of gay men and women, he showed his rage to Out Magazine and said that:
“I do not love sex with men. My site is not anti-gay. I present both sides of the anti-choice-life issue. I am not anti-tolerant!”
According to Gawker.com, he revealed that he is straight and was once set to get married but couldn’t tie the knot. Either way, his words, and action don’t complement each other so him being gay is still a mystery that will uncover sooner or later.
Career and Net Worth of Matt Drudge:
Not the brightest in the class, he graduated as the 341st put of 355 students in Northwood High School and worked for Time-Life Books as a telemarketer. He began presenting his thoughts to friends through the mail which slowly started to have political touch in it and subsequently, he founded a site called “Drudge Report.” The infamous site received the limelight when it broke the stories before the mainstream media.
His site and Twitter account with name “Drudge Report” update the people about their news aggregation website and post news. With 1.3 million followers at its helm, it has enormous power and cycles to turn the country’s mindset in a matter of a tweet.
He even hosted the show called “Drudge” on Fox News Channel and “Drudge Report” which was Sunday night talk radio show syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks.
The editor and founder of “Drudge Report” earned a massive $3500 a day in advertising revenues alone. “The Walter Cronkite of his era” mainly compiles his net worth through his site and summons an eye-watering net worth of $90 million.
Political Connection with Donald Trump:
Matt Drudge was influential in the Presidential win of Donald Trump. “The Country’s Reigning Mischief-Maker,” Drudge had been Trump huge supporters ever since his presidential candidacy. His site was instrumental in Trump’s triumph over the White House where he overcame the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton by the whisker.
But in 2017, his support over Trump has seen a steep decline and his website is drawing the attention of American about the Trump’s inadequacy to complete his ambitious agenda. Matt, who is frequent in White House, is feeling frustrated with Trump and his reign.
Matt, who takes slight credit for Trump’s win, is increasingly impatient about the step of White House and it will be interesting to see how the relationship takes turn in days to come.
A Short Bio of Matt:
Born as the only child of Drudge hierarchy, he was born with the birth name Matthew Nathan Drudge and took his first breath on 28th October 1996 which makes his age 50. As per his wiki, he was born to father Robert Drudge but lived with his mother after their divorce. His parents followed the religion, Reform Judaism. His secluded lifestyle makes him a difficult person to reach. He belongs to white ethnicity and is American. His tall height and healthy baby compliments his personality.